While Gov. Steve Bullock travels the state pitching his plan for making pre-kindergarten available to all 4-year-old Montanans, he should stop in Lockwood to see what a difference pre-K makes for kids.
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Two dozen kids’ coats hang neatly in the tiny closet of Shelly Dunbar’s classroom. But there’s no room to hang backpacks, so the packs are stacked on the floor.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — As the first sunlight of the day began to break over the south end of Gillette, parents hoping to get their children into kindergarten classes at Buffalo Ridge Elementary huddled around the school's front doors.
GILLETTE — The Campbell County School District is preparing for what could be a record number of kindergartners next year.
Kindergartner Treven Newman studied the picture and, after a couple of minutes, found all the trapezoids in it, which was a trick. Some were disguised as heads, others as hands and a couple as tiny wall-hangings.
Last week, The Gazette reported Billings Public Schools fall enrollment of 10,983 students in its elementary district, an increase of 189 over last year.
When Evelyn Gardner shows up for her first day of kindergarten this month, she’ll be the last of the Gardner clan to take that monumental step.
The Billings School District 2 board, meeting Monday evening as the planning and development committee, discussed the rising student-to-teacher ratio in SD2 elementary schools.
CODY, Wyo. — School districts in Park, Big Horn, Sheridan and Washakie counties were among 20 districts across Wyoming to receive a waiver from the state Education Department allowing them to exceed the 16-to-1 student-teacher ratio for next school year.
Billings Catholic Schools early education centers, with the exception of the William R. Lowe center, will be consolidated to one location in June.
Next week when parents of Billings Public Schools students are scheduled for conferences with their children’s teachers, there’s one question all should ask:
The Billings Catholic Schools Board on Tuesday discussed possible directions for the school system’s day care and preschool programs, which have been struggling financially since last year.
CASPER, Wyo. — A bill requiring children to attend kindergarten before they could enter first grade failed a final Senate vote on Tuesday on a 15-15 tie.
Follow 5 year-old Kaden Dowd on his way to his very first day of school at Poly Drive Elementary on August 25, 2010.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Campbell County School District expects an incoming kindergarten class of about 835 students this fall, stretching its ability to accommodate the expanding student body.